IMPHAL, Nov 15: 23 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector under HQ IGAR(South) organized Children’s Day celebrations at Shangshak on November 14.
A release of PRO IGAR (S) stated that India’s first prime minister Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru was remembered on the occasion and various events includes cultural programmes, arts and sports events were performed by the school children during the celebration.
Commandant 23 Assam Rifles appealed to the participants to follow the path shown by Nehruji. He also emphasized on the fact that the children are the future of our nation and we must provide them the best of the education alongwith best guidance in sports and curriculum activities.
Similarly, 27 Assam Rifles organised Children’s Day Celebration at Chairel Khunou High School, Pangaltabi. The students of the School actively participated in the Celebration. Various academic related and cultural programme which included Manipuri traditional dances were organised during the celebration. A large number of populace including various civil dignitaries of the area was present to greet the children. Commandant 27 Assam Rifles, conveyed his well wishes to the children. He termed such event as the best means of character building and encourages team spirit and exhorted them to focus their energy into creative and positive activities to integrate themselves with the main stream of the country for a better and bright future of Manipur and wished them “Good Luck & Success”.
Meanwhile, on the occasion of Children’s Day, 10 DOGRA Regiment under the aegis of Red Shield Division organized a football and a volleyball match for the boys and girls students of the Govt High School T/Waichong and New Gelnel High School. Students from both the schools were very enthusiastic on the occasion and actively participated in the games. After the match the participating teams were awarded with footballs, volleyballs and badminton racquets by the battalion. As part of children’s day celebration a lunch was organized for school children in village Langka and in Hope Foundation Academy Tamei.